RCC 1st Meeting

RCC 1st Meeting:


Bangkok, Thailand



Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Thailand

The RCC was endorsed by 17 countries as a mechanism for dialogue, exchange, and as a means for developing practical cooperative programs at regional and sub-regional levels. ADPC established its role as facilitator and convener, as well as the regional focal point and technical resource for the RCC.

The meeting called for a more effective water resource management system and ADPC to circulate the model of disaster management legislation among all countries. Recommendations were provided on the common country experiences in capacity building, training and public support for disaster management and mitigation.